In the current climate, it would be easy for Instapaper creator Marco Arment to raise a couple million dollars in order to scale his business.
But Arment isn’t interested in chasing user growth like most startups. He would prefer to build something his users care about a lot, enough to actually pay for it themselves. Read More
Wednesday, June 16, was a typical day in Albany. After arguing about ancient gladiators, senators approved a bill legalizing mixed martial arts in New York; the comptroller promoted a Web video scolding lawmakers for wasting time on the delayed state budget; and gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino asked supporters to vote on names-Give Me Liberty, Joe Read More
On the morning of Monday, May 17, a Web site called DNAinfo.com published a story about a rooster named Napoleon Bonaparte and two hens, named Lucy and Apple. The story was a classic nugget of neighborhood reporting: a concise anecdote about how officials had made life better for an abandoned bird, which spoke Read More
For the past few years, media buffs have been waiting for the elusive answer to a simple question: When is what’s on TV going to really start acting more like what’s on the Web? It’s a two-part question, really, and the answer isn’t nearly as clear as you might think.
The first part has to Read More